A date in Doncaster

The Bariatric unit at Doncaster Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals is pleased to announce the second MGB/OAGB course on 24 May. The course is for one day including live surgery and keynote lectures.The deadline for application is 24 April. The course fee Read on! →

By-Band-Sleeve Trial update

Message from Lead Surgeon Richard Welbourn Nearly 10 years ago – January 2009 – I was co-chair of a scientific session at the Society of Academic & Research Surgery annual conference in Bristol.  My co-chair was Prof Jane Blazeby and Read on! →

Call for Abstracts for BOMSS 2018

BOMSS 9th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING, 25 – 26 January, 2018 International Centre, Telford Deadline for abstract submission: 9am on Monday, 20 November 2017 The 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society will be held at International Centre in Telford from 25 – 26 January, 2018. Read on! →

Key IFSO date

BOMSS members – surgical teams / surgeons / AHPs – are encouraged to attend the BOMSS ‘political session’ at IFSO 2017. Metabolic Surgery: Evolution, Evaluation and Economics: Why is a safe cost-effective therapy for a deadly disease under-utilised? Friday, 1 September, 8-9.30am Leading politicians and commissioners Read on! →

Council member fronts BBC programme

BOMSS Council Member Professor Rachel Batterham will present a BBC programme  on Tuesday, April 11, looking at obesity, prejudice and the benefits of bariatric surgery. Research scientist Prof Batterham, based at University College Hospital, explores whether there is “fat prejudice” Read on! →